Projection Mapping
BGSU - Digital Arts / Film
Syllabus - Fall 2013
Monday / Wednesday 11:30am-1:50pm
Room: 202 Wolfe Center

Professor Heather Elliott-Famularo Professor Thomas Castillo
Phone: 372-9943 Phone: 372-3236
e-mail: helliot(at)bgsu.edu e-mail: tjcasti(at)bgsu.edu
Office Hrs: Tuesdays 9-11am,
room 1014 Fine Arts Center
Office Hrs: Mon/Wed 10am-11:30am,
room 236 Wolfe Center

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Course Outline: The following is a tentative schedule of classes.
Topics and due dates are subject to change, although you will be notified in advance if this happens.


August
Week 1 August 26
Monday
Intro, syllabus, student forms; in-class exercise;  
August 27
Tuesday
DA Lab Monitor meeting, 5:15pm - Room 246 Wolfe Center.
Volunteer 5 hours/week, and get a key & lab access.
 
August 28
Wednesday
Work time (editing) Watch Student videos; Reading #1 and Project #1 assigned Due: Student Video Intros
September
Week 2 September 2
Monday
LABOR DAY - NO CLASSES!
September 4
Wednesday
Projection Workshop (meet in 120 Wolfe) - bring objects! Due: Preliminary Research & object
Week 3 September 9
Monday
Present your projection concept. Due: Project 1 Proposal, Diagram, & Storyboard / Shot list
September 11
Wednesday
Build your map (meet in room 120 Wolfe)  
Week 4 September 16
Monday

Open work session. More Mapping; Create / acquire / edit your content. After Effects / FCP demo

 
September 18
Wednesday
More After Effects  
Week 5 September 23
Monday
Work day  
September 25
Wednesday
Install your artwork for in class viewing and critique (room 120, opens at 9am to setup)
Due: Project 1 installed!
Week 6 September 30
Monday
Editing your documentation video.  
October
October 2
Wednesday
Set up a Vimeo Account & join our group. CRITIQUE: Project #1documentation videos; Introduce Project #2; Workshop: Sound Gear; Assignment: Foley Sound, Readings, Crit Form (x6) Due: Project 1 documentation video
Week 7 October 7
Monday
Sound Editing in FCP; Intro - Sound Ideas General HD Sound Effects Collection Due: Readings, Proj #1 crits
October 9
Wednesday
Introduce Sound Collage project 2B; Due: Project #2a - Foley
Week 8 October 14
Monday
CANON DSLR & LIGHTING WORKSHOP!  
October 14
Monday
Visiting Artist: Alex Buono, DP for Saturday Night Live!
7pm, Donnell Theatre, Wolfe Center
October 16
Wednesday
Visiting Artist: Pamela Z!
Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist who makes solo works combining a wide range of vocal techniques with electronic processing, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. Among her numerous recognitions are a Guggenheim Fellowship, Creative Capital Fund and ASCAP Awards.
October 16
Wednesday
Performance: Pamela Z!
7pm, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery
The exhibition opening reception will follow the performance
October 18-21
Thurs-Sun
Testing for Architectural Mapping of Wolfe Center
Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun night; Download a .pdf of the Wolfe exterior here
Week 9 October 21
Monday
CLASS: Introduce Project #3: Wolfe Center ArtsX Map. Mapping Workshop: Must have a sample quicktime rendered by end of class.  
7-10pm: Wolfe Center Map Testing. Please make every effort to stop by and see your work projected so you know what to expect for ArtsX.  
October 23
Wednesday
Sound Track Pro; Sound work time
Due: Project #2b - Sound Collage; Proj #2 concept statement & 5 sounds due
Week 10 October 28
Monday
Critique: Sound projects Due: Project #2b - Sound Collage
October 30
Wednesday
Pitch Wolfe Center proposals; Introduce Project #4 Due: Map proposal & storyboard
November
Week 11 November 4
Monday
Work time Due: Gallery response plan
November 6
Wednesday
Work time. Due: Map footage
Week 12 November 11
Monday
VETERANS' DAY - NO CLASSES!
November 13
Wednesday
Walk over to Wankleman to consider space; work time! Due: Gallery updated video (crit)
Week 13 November 18
Monday
  Due: Map rough edit
November 20
Wednesday
WOLFE PROJECTORS ARRIVE!  
Week 14 November 25
Monday
Wankleman Gallery installation (during class) Due: Gallery final installation
5:30pm: WOLFE MAP CRITIQUE (outside in front of Fine Arts Center lobby)! Due: Gallery final installation
November 27
Wednesday
THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO CLASSES!
December
Week 15 December 2
Monday
7am: Final test / approval for all videos  
in Class: Wankleman Gallery Installation Due: Gallery final installation
5:30pm: special VIP / Media preview event of Wolfe Center Projections (outside in front of Fine Arts Center lobby)!  
December 4
Wednesday
In class: install in the Wankleman Gallery  
December 6
FRIDAY
Wankleman Gallery Open (11am-4pm & 6-10pm)
ARTS XTRAVAGANZA! 6-10pm
 
Week 16 December 9
Monday
Take down exhibition. Final Reel guidelines given  
December 11
Wednesday
Work on installation documentation videos.  
Finals Week December 19
Thursday
10:45am - 12:45pm: FINAL CRITIQUE (view documentation videos) Due: Final Doc Video100% done
December 20
Friday
Final Semester Reels due 1pm SHARP - Thomas' office
Due: Extra Credit / Final Reel

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